Translations Office Technician-Virginia

Approximate Date of Posting: June 27, 2017

Position: Translations Office Technician

Caveat: Reading and writing fluency in Spanish

Location: Fairfax, Virginia

Company/Organization  Zimmerman Associates

Calling all library students or recent library school grads seeking a challenging, dynamic, and nontraditional full-time position…!

ZAI has an immediate need for a Translations Office Technician in support of the NIH Library in Bethesda, Maryland. A division of the NIH Library, the Translations Office provides translations of materials including research publications; letters; educational records, such as diplomas and transcripts; and personal records, such as medical records.

Hours: Full-time

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation Unspecified

Source: Catholic University

Description:

The duties of the Translations Office Technician include facilitating customers’ translations requests, which entails intaking, assigning, and tracking translations as well as collecting, managing, analyzing, and reporting Translations Office statistics.

This position also supports the administrative of the Translations Office staff, which include two onsite translators. The Translations Office reports directly to the NIH Library Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns translation requests to in house translators or contract translation agencies
  • Monitors progress of translations using spreadsheets and online tracking tools
  • Initially reviews translations from contract translation agencies for quality assurance based on accuracy, completeness, format of numbers, dates, currency symbols, etc.
  • Returns incomplete and inadequate translations to contract translation agency for completion
  • Compiles and produces monthly statistical reports and on an as-needed basis
  • Maintains a spreadsheet of contract translation agencies, said agencies addresses, points of contact, fees, quality of service, and other criteria
  • Identifies potential translation agencies or agents
  • Serves as Maryland notary public

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Presents project updates at interdepartmental meetings
  • Supports the Translations Office with special projects, on an as-needed basis

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

PREFERRED:

  • 1-2 years’ prior library experience
  • Reading and writing fluency in Spanish

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Jill Konieczko at jkonieczko@zai-inc.com.

Website: https://www.zai-inc.com/

Deadline: Unspecified

Librarian Intern-Los Angeles, California

Approximate Date of Posting: June 20, 2017

Position: Librarian Intern

Location: Los Angeles, California

Company/Organization 

Schedule/Hours: $20.94 an hour

Time Frame:  Unspecified

Compensation $20.94 an hour

Caveat: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university* – AND – current enrollment in a Master’s of Library Science program accredited by American Library Association. At the time of appointment to this position, the candidate must be enrolled in a Library internship class.

Source: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=a6cdd76b3ddf13ef&q=Library+Science+Summer+Internship&tk=1bj26brau1d9gaj6&from=ja&alid=5746e0c2e4b00f6d0c49474c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1bj26brau1d9gaj6

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty/jobs/1196419/librarian-intern?keywords=internship&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Description:

Performs professional library work under the supervision of a librarian.

Provides library reference services for locating information and documents utilizing the appropriate technology and resources.

Provides children’s library services such as story hours and book selection.

Assists community library staff in activities designed to increase interest in library services.

Assists professional staff in classifying and cataloging books, documents, serials, and other library materials.

Assists professional staff in overseeing operations of various sized community libraries.

Prepares periodic reports on the progress of internship and assignments.

Lifts, loads, and unloads boxes/crates of library materials when participating in outreach activities at various locations

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty/jobs/1196419/librarian-intern?keywords=internship&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Barbara Aldana
baldana@library.lacounty.gov
(562) 940-8434

Deadline: Unspecified

Fall- 2017- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Library and Archives Interns- Ohio

Approximate Date of Posting June 22,  2017

 Position Archival Arrangement, Preservation, and Description, Cataloging and Metadata, Collection Development, Digital Projects, Public Services/Reference

Location: Cleveland, Ohio

Company/Organization  Rock Hall Library & Archives

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission both through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational programs

Caveat: An intern must currently be enrolled in a college or graduate school program. The intern should have completed coursework related to: Archives, Library and Information Science, Public History, History, Museum Studies or equivalent. Should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Internships are done on a volunteer basis. The Rock Hall does not offer compensation.

Schedule/Hours 16 or more hours a week, (up to 40 hours a week during the summer); Flexible work schedules

Time Frame minimum of 8 weeks.

Compensation: Unpaid

Source SAA  http://careers.archivists.org/jobs/10006960/rock-roll-hall-of-fame-library-archives-fall-2017-internships

D3scription:

 

This internship provides the opportunity for a student to participate in archival processing and preservation work, such as inventorying, arranging and describing archival collections, entering data into an archival management system, helping to create an institutional disaster plan, and performing basic preservation work on document-based collections.

Cataloging and Metadata

This internship provides the opportunity for a student to work on projects to create and enhance bibliographic records in a library catalog and/or create metadata for digital collections. Such work may entail assigning subject and name access points, preparing descriptive summaries, and reviewing catalog records for accuracy.

Collection Development

This internship provides an opportunity for a student to participate in collection development activities in a music research library. Such work includes evaluating current materials and making recommendations for future additions to the collection. The student will gain an understanding of library users’ needs, the constraints of physical space, various resources and tools used in collection development, and the budgetary considerations required of such decisions.

Digital Projects

This internship provides the opportunity for a student to work in support of digitization initiatives to increase access to collections through digitization and website access. Possible assignments include scanning, entering and editing metadata in a digital asset management system, preparing technical and administrative documentation, testing digitization workflows, and assisting with interface design, usability studies, and related web development activities.

Public Services
This internship provides the opportunity for a student to support the public services provided by the Library & Archives. Possible work to include responding to research requests, staffing the Information Desk to assist researchers in person, creating research guides and other access points into our collections, and assisting with events, public programs, and instruction for classes.

Eligibility

An intern must currently be enrolled in a college or graduate school program. The intern should have completed coursework related to: Archives, Library and Information Science, Public History, History, Museum Studies or equivalent. Should have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Availability to work 16 or more hours a week, up to 36 hours a week during the summer, for a minimum of 8 weeks. Graduate students preferred. Intern must be available during the hours of Monday to Friday 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

Requirements

Basic understanding of archival arrangement and description

Detail-oriented

Skilled with computers and databases

Ability to work independently and collaboratively

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Rock Hall Library & Archives Internships will be located at the Library & Archives location at 2809 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115.

We offer:

Great work experience

Exciting Work Environment

Flexible work schedules

Discounts on Rock Hall merchandise

Free parking at the Library & Archives

Additional training, professional development and benefits during the summer session

Application Procedures

Please complete the following steps to apply for an internship with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame:

Prepare a cover letter and resume.

Include a letter of reference/recommendation from a professor in your field.*

Personal Statement – prepare a one-page summary describing what you hope to bring to the internship and what you hope to gain during the internship.

The letter of recommendation may be sent separately from the online application materials if necessary. Please submit to hr@rockhall.org.

Website: http://library.rockhall.com/c.php?g=87190&p=3767121

Deadlines: Unspecified

 

2017 Fall Internship- Chicago Transit Authority- IL

Approximate Date of Posting: June 10. 2017

Position: Intern-Administration

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  Chicago Transit Authority

You might be thinking, “What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?”

You may be surprised to learn that we don’t just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA!

Library Science Majors included

Schedule/Hours: Part-time

Time Frame: August 28, 2017 -December 8, 2017

Caveat: Enrolled: minimum 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 6 credit hours for graduate-level) in a degree program at an accredited college or university

Compensation Paid

Source: https://diversityjobs.com/jobsearch/display/713393985?utm_campaign=exportfeed&utm_term=indeed_djats&source=indeed

Description: 

Approximate Date of Posting: June 10. 2017

Position: Intern-Administration

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Company/Organization  Chicago Transit Authority

You might be thinking, “What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?”

You may be surprised to learn that we don’t just hire Urban Planning majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected. There may be an internship for you at CTA!

Library Science Majors included

Schedule/Hours: Part-time

Time Frame: August 28, 2017 -December 8, 2017

Caveat: Enrolled: minimum 12 credit hours for undergraduate and 6 credit hours for graduate-level) in a degree program at an accredited college or university

Compensation Paid

Source: https://diversityjobs.com/jobsearch/display/713393985?utm_campaign=exportfeed&utm_term=indeed_djats&source=indeed

Description: To apply to an internship,. Select “administration” as the Professional Area however you may apply to as many departments for which you feel eligible.

Website: http://www.transitchicago.com/employees/internships/apply.aspx

Deadline:

Term Dates of Term Applications Open
Winter/Spring 2017 January 9, 2017 -May 12, 2017 November 2016
Summer 2017 May 30, 2017 –   August 11, 2017 February 2017
Fall 2017 August 28, 2017 -December 8, 2017 June 2017

Questions?

Send us an e-mail at internship@transitchicago.com if you have any questions! (Please do not mail resumes here, as we won’t be able to accept them. Apply online here during the application periods.)

Fall Intern- United Nations Information Center

Position: Intern- United Nations Information Center

Location: Washington, DC

Company/Organization  Washington, DC

Established in 1946, the United Nations Information Center is responsible for US/UN issues and serves as a liaison to Congress, the US government and foundations in Washington as well as to the media, academic institutions and public across the United States. The Center includes a small reference library that houses official UN documents as well as other materials published by the United Nations. The office also supports high-level visitors from headquarters and field offices around the world.

Schedule/Hours:  Preference is given to students who can work full-time with a minimum of 3 days per week required.

Time Frame:  September-January

(The Center accepts interns three times a year (Fall, Winter/Spring and Summer) with deadlines posted on the website on a unpaid basis for a period of three months or more.)

Compensation Unpaid- UNIC’s internship program presents an enormous opportunity for college students and post-graduates seeking challenging intern-work experience in international relations.

Source: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=dcf38b0c160643a1&q=Library+Science+Summer+Internship&tk=1bj4tlnup1d9gfra&from=ja&alid=5746e0c2e4b00f6d0c49474c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1bj4tlnup1d9gfra

Description:

Position Description/Duties and Responsibilities

Interns of the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) have a broad range of responsibilities that include everything from representing the office at Washington events to fielding public inquiries. As part of the program, interns attend Capitol Hill hearings and NGO/think tank briefings on a variety of international subjects and report back to the office and UN headquarters on what was said. UNIC works with each intern to enable him/her to attend meetings on topics of particular interest. Another facet of the internship program involves monitoring international and regional news and keeping UNIC abreast of important UN-related developments. In addition to these primary responsibilities, interns are responsible for assisting with UN events, outreach and public inquiries. They are also given the opportunity to help write UNIC’s weekly newsletter and assist with visits of UN officials and conduct research for UN staff and projects. Likewise, interns are expected to assist with some administrative duties and contribute to the day-to-day functioning of the office.

Requirements

Intern selection is highly competitive. We receive more than one hundred applications each semester for 4 positions. Preference will be given to students in their senior year of college or in graduate school, with an area of study in international relations, political science, communications or related field. Students should demonstrate excellent language, research and writing skills. Past experience in a professional office environment is an asset. Knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Preference is given to students who can work full-time with a minimum of 3 days per week required.

Strong candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of the United Nations system, the U.S. Government, Washington think tanks and media. They will also have previous international experience and strong interest in the UN and its focus areas. He/She will have a professional demeanor and the ability to work in busy office with changing priorities and minimal supervision. Above all, the strongest candidates will have a can-do attitude and a sense of humor about themselves.

Please send a cover letter with start/end date and hours per week available, a résumé, three reference letters (letters under separate cover are preferred) and a writing sample to the address below. The writing sample should be 2-4 pages and demonstrate an ability to put complex ideas into clear concise language.

E-mail application to: internship@unic(dot)org. Please put “UNIC Internship” in the subject line.

or mail to:

Intern Coordinator

United Nations Information Center

1775 K Street, N.W., Suite 400

Washington, DC 20006

or fax to: (202) 331-9191

No calls please.

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the large volume of applications, only those being considered will be contacted. Applicants must be available within the duration listed below. Specific start and end dates of internship will be discussed further if hired.

Deadline: July 16th, 2017